1975 Lancia Beta vs. 1985 Lancia Y10

To start off, 1985 Lancia Y10 is newer by 10 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Lancia Beta. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Lancia Beta would be higher. At 1,995 cc (4 cylinders), 1975 Lancia Beta is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1975 Lancia Beta (115 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 61 more horse power than 1985 Lancia Y10. (54 HP @ 5850 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1975 Lancia Beta should accelerate faster than 1985 Lancia Y10.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 1975 Lancia Beta (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 95 more torque (in Nm) than 1985 Lancia Y10. (81 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1975 Lancia Beta will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1985 Lancia Y10.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 1985 Lancia Y10
Make Lancia Lancia
Model Beta Y10
Year Released 1975 1985
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 1049 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 54 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5850 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 81 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 3000 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 3400 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1510 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1250 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2170 mm


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